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Wednesday, August 22 • 17:15 - 18:00
Gaming disorder: mass illness or false diagnosis?

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The inclusion of the so-called „gaming disorder“ in the draft of the International Classification of Diseases of the World Health Organisation has resulted in many debates. Because the currently discussed recognition of an addiction to computer and video games as an illness is problematic.

Speakers
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Sebastian Gutknecht

Managing Director, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Kinder- und Jugendschutz NRW
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Jens Junge

Professor, design akademie berlin
Dr. Jens Junge, married, with two adult sons, has been active in the games industry (board and card games) as a comic illustrator and management assistant in publishing since 1984. Started becoming digitally entrepreneurial in 1995 with the Internet, looked after the state lottery... Read More →
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Josef Neumann

MdL, SPD
avatar for Maren Schulz

Maren Schulz

Head Of Public Affairs, game – Verband der deutschen Games-Branche
"Maren has managed the political communications of game since October 2017. Prior to this she was active with the TV and radio association VPRT in communications, where she arrived following stations with a business law firm, a real estate association and the radio group REGIOCAST... Read More →


Wednesday August 22, 2018 17:15 - 18:00
Track 1:
Living with games
Congress-Centrum Nord, Köln, Deutschland